Monday, 15-October-2012

Agenda may change... Last updated 9-Oct 11:50am

8:30am - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Keynote: Recovering from Failure
  • Ben Huh, Founder & CEO of Cheezburger, Inc

10:00am - 11:00am
Panel: How to be a Kick Ass CTO

How important is a tech co-founder at the start? What skills do you feel non-techies need to bring to the table? Is the first version built to scale or just something hacked together to "get it out there". In what proportion should the tech team scale with the company? What is the CTO responsible for at the start and when the team scales?

  • Bernard Leong, Co-founder and CTO, Chalkboard
  • Russell Simmons, Co-founder and CTO, Yelp
  • Dan Huddle, CTO, Xanga
  • Moderated by Vinod Nair, co-founder SmartLoans
11:00am - 12:00pm
Panel: Skills For Success: Personal Development and Leadership
  • Esther Nguyen, CEO, POPs Worldwide
  • Seah Liang Chiang, Managing Director, DSC Solutions
  • Patrick Lee, Co-founder of
  • Moderated by Gwendolyn Regina, co-founder SGEntrepreneurs
12:00pm - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Metrics of Failure: When to persevere and when to throw in the towel
  • Steven Goh, Founder and CEO, Mig33
  • Vinnie Lauria, Founding Partner, Golden Gate Ventures
  • Carl Coryell-Martin, Managing Director, Singapore, {new context}
  • Moderated by Mohan Belani, Director, E27
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Panel: Investing in Failure
  • Paul Bragiel, Founding Partner Golden Gate Ventures, Managing Partner i/o Ventures
  • Dr. Chun Dong Chau, Head of Investment Research, Crystal Horse Investments
  • Shinta Witoyo Dhanuwardoyo, Managing Partner, Nusantara Ventures
  • Moderated by Chiah Li Ong, Partner, JFDI Asia
3:00pm - 3:20pm
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Audience Lightening Round
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Closing Keynote: What to salvage from failure
  • Lyle Fong, Chief Strategist and Co-Founder, Lithium Technologies, Inc
8:00pm - 11:00pm
FailCon After Par-tay!

Just in case the conference is a huge #fail, we're on standby with shots. It's the FailCon after party with free flow beats, beers and Ben Huh. We're throwing it down at the most interesting bar we could find in Singapore - Broadcast HQ

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